**Divide: English to English** |

**Divide** *(n.)* A dividing ridge of land between the tributaries of two streams; a watershed. |

**Divide** *(v. i.)* To be separated; to part; to open; to go asunder. |

**Divide** *(v. i.)* To break friendship; to fall out. |

**Divide** *(v. i.)* To cause separation; to disunite. |

**Divide** *(v. i.)* To have a share; to partake. |

**Divide** *(v. i.)* To vote, as in the British Parliament, by the members separating themselves into two parties (as on opposite sides of the hall or in opposite lobbies), that is, the ayes dividing from the noes. |

**Divide** *(v. t.)* To cause to be separate; to keep apart by a partition, or by an imaginary line or limit; as, a wall divides two houses; a stream divides the towns. |

**Divide** *(v. t.)* To disunite in opinion or interest; to make discordant or hostile; to set at variance. |

**Divide** *(v. t.)* To make partition of among a number; to apportion, as profits of stock among proprietors; to give in shares; to distribute; to mete out; to share. |

**Divide** *(v. t.)* To mark divisions on; to graduate; as, to divide a sextant. |

**Divide** *(v. t.)* To part asunder (a whole); to sever into two or more parts or pieces; to sunder; to separate into parts. |

**Divide** *(v. t.)* To play or sing in a florid style, or with variations. |

**Divide** *(v. t.)* To separate into species; -- said of a genus or generic term. |

**Divide** *(v. t.)* To separate into two parts, in order to ascertain the votes for and against a measure; as, to divide a legislative house upon a question. |

**Divide** *(v. t.)* To subject to arithmetical division. |